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Oct 27, 2013 8:30pm PDT
public viewing for andy lopez began at 2:00 this afternoon in a private mortuary in windsor and is scheduled to end at 9:00. he was carrying a replica gun that shoots well lets but was designed to look like an ak-47 assault rifle. sparked protesting and marches. tonight, anger runs high. >> the sheriffs take advantage of their jobs. and he didn't need to die and a lot of people are angry about it, too, they know andy wouldn't have -- >> police say lopez did not follow orders to drop his weapon and raise the barrel of the replica gun towards deputies in the moments before the shooting and the fbi is conducting an independent investigation as well. >>> we have a follow-up now on a story we first brought you last night. the alameda county sheriff's office announced it opened an investigate into a case of a senior care facility that may have been abandoned with 14 patients over the weekend. the valley springs nursing home were left with only a cook, janitor and another caretaker for two days. the rest of the employees left after the state ordered it to be temporarily shut down on tuesd
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Oct 29, 2013 11:00am PDT
oakland and headed in march that's preceding andy lopez's ñ nbc bay area's christiee smith is live in oakland where some had to wait longer than expected forcszs!%m bus ride. c christie, good morning. >> the driver showed up a little late, and sat around and waited for every single demonstrator to show up, and they came from far away.  as far away as stockton, and they're saying that they want to go to stand with the family of andy lopez, the 13-year-old who 7Ñ shot and killed last week by a sheriff's deputy. now, many of them say they've lost loved ones to gunfire themselves, including one officer-involved shooting. the family of james rivera, involved in an officer-involved shooting in 2010 in the central valley. they were here. investigators say he was driving a stolen/br in a high speed pursuit.u+"g6m >> sheriff's department afternoon thoughed. protesters like the mom of james rivera arekx joining the outcry. they're always just filing killing someone, and we need to start organizing, coming together, city to city, state to state, country to country to address this. >> this
NBC
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
that time is not right now. meanwhile, the attorney for andy lopez's family says this lawsuit could actually help uncover the truth. >> will never get over this. they never will. they've got three other children. that's no solace. okay? they miss andy so deeply. so tremendously. >> reporter: and andy lopez's parents have filed a lawsuit in federal court hoping to get just that. their attorney says the family is suing sonoma county and sheriffs deputy erick gelhaus, the officer who opened fire on the 13-year-old after mistaking the replica gun he was carrying for a real one. he a is seen here in a photo obtained by the modern service weapons website. a site the deputy contributes to. >> we will ask him, what the hell were you thinking? okay? this is a 13-year-old boy. and we're going to ask him this question, too. what did you expect him to do when you called out, if not turn around and look at you? >> reporter: but the officer's attorney says he truly feared for his life. she's confident he'll be cleared of any alleged misconduct. >> when he yelled one or two times to the young man,
NBC
Oct 29, 2013 11:00pm PDT
goodbye to andy lopez, shot and killed by a deputy last week. the deputy thought the boy's replica rifle was real. jean elle joins us with more. >> reporter: jessica, you can feel the emotion in santa rosa tonight. at that funeral mass and here at this growing memorial for 13-year-old andy lopez. there is sandness, anger, and there is also fear. hundreds of tearful mourners watched silently as 13-year-old andy lopez's friends and family place his body back in a hearse. his emotional parents holding on, not wanting to say goodbye after his funeral mass. >> the mother was laying on the coffin. her heart was, you know, full of grief. >> reporter: for many, it was overwhelming, as loved ones remembered a teenage boy who friends say was quick to smile and played the trumpet at school. a 13-year-old boy killed by a sheriff's deputy one week ago. the deputy thought his replica toy rifle was a real ak-47. >> this is a big loss. >> reporter: pedro says the death has shaken the community in santa rosa. >> i have three kids, too. and i don't want that to happen with my kids. >> reporter: holding he
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Oct 29, 2013 6:00pm PDT
>> reporter: raj, an emotional crowd is here gathered for andy lopez's funeral. take a look. you can see this church is full. there are people standing in the doorways, listening, wanting to say good-bye to the 13-year-old boy. there are lots of young families here with long faces. the service was scheduled to begin at 5:00, but started around 5:30. a group of young pallbearers and church leaders in white robes at resurrection parish church in santa rosa brought the 13-year-old body's inside while a silent crowd watched. hundreds of people from all over the bay area are here. many came from an earlier protest demanding justice for protest. angry a sonoma county sheriffs deputy shot the teen because he had a toy rifle. people who know the lopez family says it's a relief to see so much support. >> this is very powerful. this is something beyond what i thought was going to happen. what i thought to be just as a community begging for justice. which i think is very supportive and especially to andy's mom. i think she does need the support. >> reporter: now, tonight, there will be pray
NBC
Nov 1, 2013 5:00pm PDT
to a live gathering to remember andy lopez in santa rosa. >>> a drunk driver hit and killed a cal trans worker earlier this morning. it happened near scott creek road. cal trans crews were picking up cones when a car veered into a closed lane and hit two workers. one worker was pinned against his work truck and was pronounced dead on the scene. his father spoke to nbc bay area this morning. >> we'll do some counseling and just try to stick all together. try not to do -- some negative things. they don't pay off. just ask god to help us through this. >> obviously a difficult time. the second worker has minor injuries. the driver was arrested for drunk driving. >>> bart workers hit the ballot box today to finalize their new contract. it is expected to be approved. workers showed up throughout the day to vote on the proposal. the new contract would give them a 12.5% raise over the next few years. in walnut creek today, a group of angry bart riders turned in 20,000 signatures called for a statewide ban on transit strikes. >> we certainly would like the unions and management to work it
NBC
Oct 30, 2013 5:00pm PDT
better understanding of what happened last week when 13-year-old andy lopez was shot and killed by a deputy sheriff. lopez was carrying what appeared to be an ak-47 assault rifle that looked very much like the real thing. it was a replica. the deputy telling investigators he and the deputy he was training at the time spotted lopez walking through a field holding the fake rifle. now, there are questions over whether those deputies identified themselves as police as they told lopez to drop the replica gun and if the trainees who was driving the car at the time, had time to get out of the squad car before shots were fired. santa rosa police lieutenant paul henry answered all of those questions for us today. >> the deputy statement was that he wasn't sure if he identified himself or not. he couldn't remember if he did or did not. while the deputy driving the vehicle was in the process of slowing the vehicle down, stopping it safely without running into anything, putting the vehicle into park and then getting out of the vehicle, the deputy who was in the passenger seat was able to exit th
NBC
Nov 4, 2013 11:00am PST
unconstitutional. the lawsuit alleges the deputy shot andy lopez without reasonable cause and that is what violates the boy's fourth amendment. almost two weeks ago the deputy mistook that boy's replica rifle for a real life ak-47 and then shot him a total of seven times. the deputy claims the boy started to point that replica directly at him and the deputy says he feared for his life. >>> in the south bay this morning, a suspect is in custody in connection to a deadly shooting in downtown san jose. this happened early yesterday morning on morrison avenue. police say a man in his 30s was shot at least once. family members drove him to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. in less than an hour, police say the suspect, who apparently knew his victim, was in custody. >> maybe 4:30, 5:00 in the morning some shots were fired down here at the end of the block. maybe four or five. >> the shooting marks the city's 39th homicide this year. that's five more than san jose had at the same time last year. >>> this morning san francisco police investigating a crash, a tragic crash that kill
NBC
Oct 29, 2013 5:00pm PDT
hernandez. >>> we're live outside the church where that service is taking place for andy lopez. what's going on jean? >> reporter: a day of demonstration is now turning to a day of prayer. take a look. you can see there is a hearse here. andy lopez's body arrived about ten minutes ago. officials from the church are coming out to greet the body. hundreds of people are expected. we're seeing a lot of families startingo pour into the church here. i'm seeing a lot of emotional long faces as people file into the church. this mass was scheduled to begin at 5:00. it's going to begin a little bit late as people begin to file in again and again. people are here. they say they are here to support the lopez family, to support them emotionally and to support their efforts to seek justice for the 13-year-old. i can hear some singing inside the church. we're waiting for the body to be taken inside the church. the funeral mass will last about an hour and a half. it will be in spanish. someone claiming to be a family member is asking for a peaceful night on andy's facebook page. we'll have an update f
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Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
-year-old andy lopez who was shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy. i'll have an update on big legal developments in the case coming up. >>> and going beyond the politics of pot. coming up, we investigate a common practice by marijuana growers wreaking havoc on wildlife and on our environment. >>> the family of the 13-year-old boy shot and killed by a sheriffs deputy has filed legal claims against the sonoma county board of supervisors. the move is seen as a precursor to a lawsuit. at the same time, there's a new push to get the u.s. commission on civil rights involved to investigate claims that the boy's death points to a larger problem within the county. nbc bay area's monty francis joins us in santa rosa with the details tonight. >> reporter: raj, good evening. the family filed three claims against the county. one on behalf of the boy's mothers. another on behalf of the boy's father. a third on behalf halhalf of hi. supporters of the boy's family are gathering for a day of the dead observance at the spot he was killed. it's a mexican holiday honoring the spirit and memory of loved
NBC
Oct 30, 2013 6:00pm PDT
focus was theÑiq same. to get justice nor andy lopez. >>w3 i:h)÷ play with air soft gd b.b. gunse1 like that. and what if i was going tot(u borrow somebody else's air shotgun and i was walking home i just decided to look like -- to turn around. >> those marching today believe the shooting was unnecessary. and they say they are marching to make a change.jfjf >> it's a real tragedy that we're still marching today over issues that affected young people then, black and brownÑiç kids in particular have to live in fear of the police and their parents sl v to live in fear they could be shot down for >> as they prepare to make their giving u[k bettert( picture of what happen last week when andy lopez was shot and killed by a ñrsonoma county deputy sheriff while carrying a replica ak-47. áu!je+tid not do that.47. >> those details have been q established, but what is unclear are two things, whether dep pis identified themselves when they told lopez to drop the weapon, and if the trainee who was driving the car at the time had of txk squad car before shots were fired.xd santa rosa lieut
NBC
Oct 31, 2013 11:00am PDT
shooting death of 13-year-old andy lopez. we are learning the deputy who fired the shots says he cannot remember if he identified himself as law enforcement before he opened fire. both dispatch records and high witness reports show that only about ten seconds passed between the time the deputy confronted lopez and the actual shooting. meantime, hundreds of people taking to the streets of santa rosa again last night chanting "andy." they want justice for the teenager's death. last week he mistook the boy's replica gun for an ak-47 and shot lopez seven times. those marching believe the shooting was unnecessary, and they hope to make a change. the fbi is now investigating this shooting. >>> a man who walked away from a controversial care facility in castro valley is still missing this morning. his name is edmond baskum. here's a photo of him. investigators say one day after the valley springs manor was shut down, he wandered away. now, this here is video of family members picking up belongings from the residence last night. 14 members were removed after investigators say they were a
NBC
Oct 28, 2013 11:00am PDT
-year-old boy. hundreds of people gathered yesterday to pay their respects to andy lopez. last week a sonoma county sheriffs deputy shot lopez seven times, killing him. lopez was carrying a replica gun designed to look like an ak-47 assault rifle. authorities say lopez did not follow orders to drop his weapon, and instead raised the barrel of the replica gun toward deputies. the fbi is now conducting an independent investigation. >>> in the east bay now, the alameda county sheriffs office is investigating a senior care facility accused of abandoned 14 patients. authorities say patients at the valley springs manor nursing home in castro valley were left with only a cook, a janitor, and a caretaker for two days last week. the rest of the employees left after the state ordered the facility to temporarily shut down. the remaining workers eventually became alarmed and called the sheriffs office. state officials say the owner of the nursing home also ownsf&d t facilities in oakland and modesto. those facilities were shut down last week as well. >>> if a san francisco supervisor has his way,
NBC
Oct 30, 2013 11:00am PDT
tonight for 13-year-old andy lopez in sanity why rosa. this rally comes after hundreds of people attended a funeral mass last night for him. for many the grief was semplly overwhelming as friends and family placed the boy's casket in the back of a hearse. he was shot and killed by a son olympic wra county sheriff's deputy just last week. the deputy, he thought lopez's replica rifle was a real ak-47. parents, they say shooting -- this shooting sent a wave of sadness and fear throughout the community in santa rosa. >> i've had -- i don't want that to happen with my kids. >> i don't want my daughter to have to grow up with this happening to her in the future and to her friends. i don't want this to happen. basically to change in our community. >> the mourners say they are standing with the lopez family demanding justice for a shooting they say should have never happened. the fda also involved in this one, now conducting an independent investigation into the shooting. >>> a private funeral service will be held this afternoon for the menlo park couple killed by a suspected drunk drive
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Oct 28, 2013 5:00pm PDT
-old boy. he's been a training officer since 2007 and a medal of valor recipient. 13-year-old andy lopez was struck by gunfire seven times. two wounds were fatal. he was carrying a toy gun that resembled a semiautomatic weapon. >>> this is monica johnson. police say she hit her friend. it happened around 2:30 this morning in willow glen. johnson backed into buck and pinned her against the garage door. both women knew each other and were in the car together before this accident. there were beer cans at the crash site. >>> back in august, the ceo said the company would layoff 4,000 workers from its entire work force. more than 15,000 of its nearly 62,000 employees worked at this location. >>> and less than two hours from now, the pel can city counsel will consider a proposal to put a digital billboard that would look somewhat like this one. the new billboard would be on city owned property at the end of colorado avenue. that's just south of the oregon expressway exit. some drivers are complaining, saying the digital signs are distracting and can increase the risk of crashes. >>> stil
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Oct 28, 2013 6:00pm PDT
coroner's report shows the 13-year-old boy, andy lopez, was struck by gunfire seven times. two wounds were fatal. lopez had been carrying a pellet gun which resembled an automatic weapon. deputy gelhaus is on paid administrative leave. >>> on a downward spiral, how the brother of a suspected drunk driver describes her state of mind. this is the first time we're seeing her picture, 54-year-old marjorie reitsell accused of hitting and killing a couple on the peninsula last thursday. she was supposed to face a judge today but didn't because of a medical issue. nbc bay area's kris sanchez shows us her troubles started long before the tragic crash. >> leave everything in god's hands. >> reporter: ronald says his sister is not the person she's supposed to be. a medical issue postponed the arraignment on charges of vehicular manslaughter and driving under the influence for causing injury this crash thursday night. investigators say she was driving drunk when she hit and killed this couple in menlo park thursday night and hit another vehicle injuring two teenagers. the judge postponed the hea
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